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ANES 1962 Time Series Study (ICPSR 7217)

Alternate Title:  American National Election Study, 1962

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This study is part of a time-series collection of national surveys fielded continuously since 1952. The election studies are designed to present data on Americans' social backgrounds, enduring political predispositions, social and political values, perceptions and evaluations of groups and candidates, opinions on questions of public policy, and participation in political life.

Series: American National Election Study (ANES) Series

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Study Description


University of Michigan. Survey Research Center. Political Behavior Program. ANES 1962 Time Series Study. ICPSR07217-v4. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2015-11-10. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07217.v4

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This study was funded by:

  • National Science Foundation

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   candidates, congressional elections, domestic policy, economic conditions, foreign policy, government performance, information sources, Kennedy Administration (1961-1963), national elections, political affiliation, political attitudes, political campaigns, political efficacy, political issues, political participation, presidential elections, public approval, public opinion, special interest groups, trust in government, voter expectations, voter history, voting behavior

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1962-11--1962-12

Date of Collection:  

  • 1962-11-07--1962-12-15

Universe:   United States citizens 18 years of age and older.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The SAS transport file was created using the SAS CPORT procedure.


Sample:   A cross-section of the population living in private households in the continental United States. Transients, residents of institutions, and persons living on military reservations were not represented. A multistage, stratified probability sample of dwelling units was drawn in 66 primary sampling units (the 12 largest metropolitan areas and 54 other areas, selected on the basis of various controls).

Mode of Data Collection:   face-to-face interview, telephone interview

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • Standardized missing values.
  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


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Version History:

  • 2015-11-10 The study metadata was updated.
  • 1999-12-14 The data are now available in SAS transport and SPSS export formats, in addition to the ASCII data file. Variables in this dataset have been renumbered to the following format: 2-digit (or 2-character) prefix + 4 digits + [optional] 1-character suffix. Dataset ID and version variables have also been added. In addition, SAS and SPSS data definition statements have been created, the data collection instrument has been added to the collection as a PDF file, and the codebook has been replaced.

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